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Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:32pm

The doctor spoke of "the horror that this disease visits upon its victims" and told a joint Senate committee hearing that he favors U.S...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:13pm

The deaths of children under five has dropped by 49 percent since 1990. There are many reasons why, from better vaccines and health...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:42pm

To reduce waste, some enterprising companies are trying to roll out products that make the package part of the snack — edible packaging...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:11pm

Nutella, launched 50 years ago, has turned into a global phenomenon, boosting demand for hazelnuts. Now producers are looking beyond...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:11pm

Tired of waiting for a cure for breast cancer, a coalition of activists now leans hard on Congress to steer money to particular research...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:05pm

Are you more an apple or a pear? If it's the former, you've got company. Americans' waistlines are growing, even though obesity rates...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:05pm

The president announced a "major increase" in the U.S. response to the outbreak, including a new military command center in Liberia, and...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:46pm

With 40 percent of college students binge drinking, efforts to get students to drink less may seem futile. But something as simple as...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:12pm

To put Ebola in context, we tried to find a list of the deadliest contagious diseases. We couldn't. So with the help of scientists and...

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:09pm

Frank Van Den Bleeken says he wants to die because he hasn't seen any change in himself. A court agreed — and now his case is raising...